UN official: Greece and China can further cultural collaboration through their respective UNESCO national commissions

Greece’s collaboration with China on cultural issues could be further enhanced through UNESCO, Assistant Director General for Education of UNESCO Qian Tang said during an event held at the foreign ministry on Monday.

Dr. Tang was a guest at the annual event, established in 2014 by the Hellenic National Commission for UNESCO to honor the contributions of educators at Greek border areas.

In his remarks, Deputy Foreign Minister Yiannis Amanatidis said that UNESCO could serve as a platform to showcase the cultural heritage of both countries, and encouraged the further collaboration of the national UNESCO commissions of both Greece and China.

A ministry announcement said the event was also attended by Chinese Ambassador to Greece Zou Xiaoli.